Hosta 'Sum & Substance'

Sum and Substance Hosta

Herbaceous Perennial

Bold dramatic foliage of Hosta 'Sum and Substance' is sure to get your attention. Light yellow-green foliage brightens a shady spot.

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Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Mounding
Foliage Texture: Bold, Coarse
Foliage Quality: Bold, Coarse

Features: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Chartreuse / Lime, Green, Yellow

Flower Color: Lavender / Lilac
Bloom Season: Aug, Summer
Flower Shape: Panicle

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Mixed Border, Specimen
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deep Shade
Wildlife: Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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